Ex-Gay Pride Cancelled Because ‘Anti-Ex-Gay Extremism’

The "ex-gay" movement has been going through a rough patch. After its celebrity figurehead Marcus Bachmann was revealed to be using Christian ex-gay therapy tactics, with Medicaid funding no less, one its biggest groups, Exodus International, renounced its anti-gay mission and methods in a shocking change of heart. But… » 7/16/13 10:30pm 7/16/13 10:30pm

Congrats, Europe: Michele Bachmann Is Officially Your Problem, Too

There is exactly one thing Michele Bachmann is an expert in, and that is keeping things interesting. To that end, it was announced yesterday that she has recently become a citizen of Switzerland. Whaaa? Why would Congresswoman Bachmann want to forsake her beloved America that she loves precisely because it is filled… » 5/09/12 10:00am 5/09/12 10:00am

Michele Bachmann Had No Idea She Was Meeting the 'Dangerous Radical'…

Longtime activist and Occupy Wall Street participant Anne Nolan is the sort of woman that gives Michele Bachmann hives. Pro-Wall Street Reform, pro-universal health care, pro-mandatory 3 weeks' vacation for all American workers, and, most Bachmann dystopian of all— she didn't take her husband's name when they married.… » 3/16/12 6:00pm 3/16/12 6:00pm

Bachmann Refuses To Discuss That Thing She's Always Talking About

Michele Bachmann explained yesterday that it's really none of our business if her family is running Christian counseling clinics that may or may not be using taxpayer fund to "cure" people of their gayness. And it's pretty sexist of you to ask! » 7/29/11 10:55am 7/29/11 10:55am

Jon Stewart Says What You've Been Thinking About Marcus Bachmann

Ever since we found out about Marcus Bachmann's attempts to cure the gays, there's been a certain... subtext. But as much as Mr. Bachmann's setting off everyone's gaydar is a tempting target for hypocrisy call-outs, what self-respecting progressive is going to make fun of effeminacy? » 7/14/11 11:37am 7/14/11 11:37am

Bachmann Not Pro-Slave Family, Still Pro-Curing Gays

The Iowa far-right group whose pledge essentially expressed nostalgia for the slave family is withdrawing that portion of the pledge, saying, "It was not meant to be racist or anything." (Really.) Michele Bachmann, who signed it, is claiming she wasn't endorsing that "preamble" in a four-page document. Meanwhile, an… » 7/11/11 10:30am 7/11/11 10:30am